Urmila Matondkar is an Indian actress, model and politician known for her work in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu and Malayalam films. She has also won a Filmfare Award and a Nandi Award. Urmila is still counted among the well-known actresses.
He made his Bollywood debut in 1980. She was one of the famous actresses of her time. He has been honored with awards for many of his films.
Most of her films have proved to be successful at the box office. Her films like Bhoot, Ek Hasina Thi, Naina, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Mara all have been a huge success, making her the most successful Bollywood actress today.
She was active in films from 1980 to 2004. Her work dwindled in later years and she gradually withdrew from the limelight. In 2019, she joined the Congress and was declared its candidate by the Congress Party from Mumbai North, however she lost the election.
Urmila Matondkar Bio/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Urmila Matondkar|
|Profession||Model, Actress, Politician|
|Debut Movie||As A Child Artist- Kalyug (1981)|
As an Actress- Narasimha (1991)
|Political Party||Indian National Congress- (March 2019- September 2019)|
Shiv Sena – 1 December 2020 to present
|Urmila Matondkar Height||In Centimetre- 161 cm|
In Metre- 1.61 m
In Feet- 5’3”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 50 kg |
In Pound- 110 lbs
|Date Of Birth||4 February 1974|
|Urmila Matondkar Age (2021)||47 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Home town||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|College/University||Pune University, Pune|
|Affairs/Boyfriend||Ram Gopal VermaMohsin Akhtar Mir|
|Urmila Matondkar Husband||Mohsin Akhtar Mir|
|Urmila Matondkar Marriage Date||3 March 2016|
|Parents||Father– Shivinder Singh (Lecturer)|
Mother– Rukhsana Sultana (Homemaker)
Mamta Matondkar, Pooja Matondkar
|Net worth (2021)||68.28 Crore INR (As She declared in 2019 General Election as a candidate)|
|Charges Per Movie||N/A|
Family, Early Life and Education
Urmila Matondkar was born on 4 February 1974 in Mumbai. Urmila Matondkar belongs to a Marathi Hindu family. His father, Shivinder Singh, is a lecturer, and mother, Rukhsana Sultana, is a homemaker.
She has an elder sister named Mamta Matondkar, who is a former actress and a younger sister named Pooja Matondkar. Urmila also has an elder brother, Kedar Matondkar, who has worked as an aircraft maintenance engineer in the Indian Air Force.
She did her schooling from Mumbai and went to Pune University, Pune to pursue her graduation in Arts (Philosophy).
Urmila’s husband Mir Mohsin Akhtar is a Kashmiri. He comes from a family of businessmen. She left her family at the age of 21 to try her luck in modeling.
Urmila Matondkar Career
She made her debut as a child artist with Shyam Benegal’s “Kalyug” (1980).
Urmila started her career as an adult actress in 1989 with the Malayalam film “Chanakya” opposite Kamal Haasan. The film was a blockbuster and the audience appreciated his performance.
Her Bollywood debut was in 1991 with the action drama “Narasimha”, in which she played the role of Meenu S Singh, the rebellious daughter of Om Puri. After this, she acted in films like Karisma with Shah Rukh Khan, Shrimaan Aashiq with Rishi Kapoor and Bedardi with Ajay Devgn.
Matondkar made wide recognition among the audience in 1994 with the romantic drama “Aa Gale Lag Ja”. Thereafter, she became one of the leading actresses of Bollywood by starring in films such as “Rangeela,” “Judaai,” “Dawood,” “Satya,” “Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya,” “Ek Hasina Thi,” and “Kaun.” installed as.
Urmila has acted in various dance numbers, among which “Chamma Chamma” from the film ‘China Gate’ was a huge hit.
She is also active in politics. Urmila joined the Indian National Congress on 27 March 2019. In the same year, she contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Mumbai North constituency.
On 10 September 2019, he left the Congress; Citing the lack of leadership and vision in the party. On Tuesday, 1 December 2020, she joined Shiv Sena in the presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray.
Awards and Honors
- In the year 1993, Urmila won the Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Gayam.
- In 2001, she was awarded the Most Sensational Actress for the film Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya.
- In the year 2004, Urmila received the Best Actress Award for the films Bhoot and Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Mara.
What is the name of Urmila Matondkar’s husband?
Urmila Matondkar’s husband’s name is Mohsin Akhtar Mir.
When did Urmila Matondkar get married?
Urmila Matondkar got married to Mohsin Akhtar Mir on 3 March 2016.
What is the real name of Urmila Matondkar?
According to Wikipedia, the name was also changed to Maryam Akhtar Mir after marriage.